The Farrells

The Farrells
Matt, Nicki, Owen and Nora live in the San Francisco Bay area. Matt is a research analyst at CBRE and is loving his job. Nicki spends her time playing with Owen and Nora, reading, crafting, and taking lots of pictures. Owen loves to read, sing, throw toys, and quote movies. Nora is growing quickly and loves to be the center of attention. We have a wonderful life!

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

101 things we love about Nicki

From Matt
1. I love her smile.
2. The way she looks when she sleeps.
3. How she loves to cook new foods.
4. How she uses every dish in the kitchen to cook new foods. :)
5. The passion she has for learning.
6. The way she inspires me to work harder.
7. How she sacrifices comfort for style. :)
8. The way she scrunches up her neck when I try to bite her.
9. The way she actually thinks my jokes are funny.
10. The way she looks at Owen.
11. How she never lets me slack.
12. I love to hear her sing.
13. The way she can't stand to let me do the typing. :)
14. How she spreads out across the whole bed once I get out.
15. Bobby pins all over the house.
16. When she speaks Spanish.
17. How she knows all the spells from Harry Potter.
18. When she plays the violin.
19. I love to hear her testimony.
20. How we can almost never agree on a movie. :)
21. She lets me do crazy things, like running marathons.
22. She tags along and watches me run marathons (not pretty).
23. She lets me choose Brick Oven almost every time.
24. She laughs so hard that she cries watching David After Dentist.
25. I love how she loves classy things, like art and literature.
26. She hates TV as much as I do.
27. How when we play games, we are both really sore losers.
28. When she went camping 8 months pregnant just for me.
29. How we like a lot of the same books.
30. The way we both love the HBLL.
31. When she curls up for a nap on the couch.
32. The way she hates to sweat. :)
33. How she selflessly watches Owen all through Church.
34. The way she can never have enough ice cream.
35. I love how she never laughs at my ideas... usually.
36. How she loves to swim.
37. I love how she never wants me to take her picture.
38. Going on walks around the temple.
39. How the chocolate chips bag is getting lighter and lighter.
40. The way she has to get a good cuddle in each day.
41. The way she makes me use proper English... (tries to).
42. How she loves to take pictures.
43. The way she saves everything for her "scrap book"
44. She complains that my shoes are more expensive than hers. :)
45. The way she has 10 times more shoes than I do. :)
46. I love to look into her eyes.
47. I love how beautiful she is to me.
48. I love the way I feel when we are together.
49. I love how she makes me stronger.
50. I love everything about her.

From Owen

51. I love the way she holds me.
52. Her funny faces.
53. Milk.
54. When she makes towers for me to knock over.
55. How she shoots my pluggies into my crib.
56. Snuggling in the morning.
57. The way she reads me stories.
58. The songs she sings to me.
59. For taking me to swim lessons.
60. How she puts down her book to play with me.
61. Pulling her hair.
62. When she takes me on walks.
63. How she always makes sure I have my car toy.
64. When she changes my pants... (it's such a relief).
65. The way she knows my favorite movies.
66. When she washes out my dirty clothes.
67. I love when she makes me laugh.
68. Playing piggies again and again.
69. How she picks my clothes out for me.
70. The way she keeps me safe.
71. I love how she is the first and last person I see each day.
72. I love her for carrying me around 24/7 for 9 months.
73. The way she teaches me new things.
74. How she feeds me new foods.
75. When she chases me across the floor.
76. How she keeps me entertained during long hours of Church.
77. She gives the best hugs ever.
78. When she wraps me up in a towel after my bath.
79. How she always lets me grab leaves off of bushes we pass.
80. The way she never leaves me for long.
81. How she brushes my little toofers.
82. She cleans up all my worst messes that Daddy won't touch.
83. The way she plays Peek-a-Boo.
84. I love it when she gives me kisses... Ahhh Bah!
85. When she tells me to fold my arms. As if. :)
86. How she helps me to walk to Daddy.
87. When she helps me feel better after being sick.
88. I love how she gave up grad school to be with me.
89. How she knows how to make me stop crying.
90. The way she keeps Daddy in line.
91. Pulling on her jewelry and clothes.
92. She lets me get an arm in the door when she's getting ready.
93. The way she can quote Meet the Robinsons word for word.
94. Putting my head down on her shoulder.
95. When she rides next to me on the Merry-go-round.
96. How she thinks she can keep shoes on me.
97. I love how she smiles at me and I feel happy.
98. I love how I am always safe when she holds me.
99. I love how she gives up everything for me.
100. I love the way she makes me feel inside.

From Both of Us
101. We love you because you are our whole world.


We Love You Mommy!!!

4 comments:

Tom, Laura & Ella said...

This is a tear jerker :) Nicki, you are one lucky girl! :)

Auman Family said...

Way to go, Matt and Owen! Good description of Nicki. I think she is great, too, and so are you!

Min said...

That was the sweetest thing I've heard in a long time. We love you too, Nicki!

Sarah said...

So sweet!